Administrative Assistant (Corporate Knowledge Center)

Job Location

12530 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, Maryland

Job Position Type


The Education Administrator is responsible for assisting with the corporate education initiatives in the Corporate Knowledge Center at DAVIS.



  • Perform responsibilities with excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in DAVIS core values
  • Assist with course preparation including: scheduling corporate education courses and seminars, arranging for seminar space and equipment, maintaining / tracking attendance rosters, catering set-up, preparing course certificates, and summarizing course evaluations
  • Assist with registration and travel arrangements for conference participants, including preparation of conference packets
  • Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on courses / seminars, conferences, and students
  • Assist in maintenance and update of Learning Management System
  • Assist in planning and executing special Corporate Knowledge Center events
  • Interact effectively with instructors and students to provide quality educational experiences
  • Perform logistical assistance at various course / room locations (requires some local travel)
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Safety – Consistently works within DAVIS safety standards; promotes safety as a priority with coworkers, subcontractors and external clients
  • Team Collaboration Works effectively within their own team and across the organization; promotes team atmosphere and culture; has a positive, can do attitude
  • Commitment to Quality – Applies DAVIS standards to produce high quality work on a consistent basis; produces work that is accurate and reliable, actively demonstrates excellence in service; builds and maintains integrity as a core function of their job and in their relationships with others
  • Champions DAVIS Business – Consistently markets DAVIS business within the scope of their job; actively seeks and / or supports new business opportunities; actively builds relationships and encourages others to do the same



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is responsible to maintain fitness-for-duty while holding the above described position and should be able to perform the essential tasks of the position in a safe, appropriate and effective manner. This refers to the physical, mental and emotional duties of the job. 

Reaching above and below, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and bending.  The employee must occasionally lift / carry / move up to 25 pounds.  Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills.  Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment. 



Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  This position may require some travel for conferences, educational sessions, and other company events.

 The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels and hazardous working conditions when working at job sites.  Safety precautions must be taken and resources will be provided. 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job.  They are not exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the job.

Required Skills


  • Possess strong customer service skills*
  • Possess a high degree of confidentiality*
  • Decision making, research and analytical problem solving skills*
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently*
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and interact effectively at all levels within the organization*

Required Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, related field or equivalent experience*
  • MS Office – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience*
  • Education Database experience
  • Previous experience in educational event coordination and planning

This position is located at 12530 Parklawn Drive Rockville, Maryland. View the Google Map in full screen.